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Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 400-page book includes the Charters of the Larsen Post and Ladies Auxiliary, No. 802, Hammond, Indiana, and many sketches, photographs, and newspaper and magazine clippings compiled in 1944.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1944, Lake County, Indiana, Hammond, Indiana, VFW National...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 229-page publication includes newspaper articles, maps, and photographs dating back to 1873 regarding Cedar Lake, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1873-1984
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Circulation Settlement Patterns of the Calumet Region of Northwest Indiana & Northeast Illinois (The First Stage of Occupance—The Pottawatomie and the Fur Trader—1830) Includes maps and photographs. Reprinted from the Annals of the Association of American Geographers Vol. XLIV, September, 1954, No. 3, pages 245-274 Alfred H. Meyer, Valparaiso University
Topics: Calumet Region, Northwest Indiana, Northeast Illinois, local history, 1830, Indiana Room Collection
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 182-page Centennial book includes the Kouts' Official Event Schedule for September 3-6, 1965, historic articles and photographs, and local advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Kouts, Indiana, 1965
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 4-page document about Griffith, Indiana, history written in 1939 by Claude Patterson, Jr.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana, 1939
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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East Chicago, A Historical Description, East Chicago Public Schools, 1947. Includes tables, illustrations, statistics, and figures regarding industry, population, schools, government, churches, etc.
Topics: Calumet Region, Northwest Indiana, East Chicago, local history, industry, population, schools,...
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 21-page program/booklet contains early history, maps, photographs, and historic sites of Cedar Lake, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1983
Indiana Room Collection
by Lake County Public Library
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This 1975 calendar includes historic photos of Northwest Indiana, some dating back to the early 1900's, provided by Hoosier State Bank of Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, 1975 calendar, Hammond, Schererville, Merrillville, Hobart, Munster,...
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This is a 28-page publication created and produced for the Hobart Chamber of Commerce in 1980.  It includes photographs, maps, advertisements, and articles regarding educational opportunities, healthcare options, entertainment, dining and recreational choices, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart Chamber of Commerce, Hobart, Indiana, 1980
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 40-page Program commemorating Highland, Indiana's 75th Anniversary.  It includes articles, photographs, 1985 schedule of activities, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Diamond Jubilee, Highland, Indiana, 1985
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This 71-page book is a history of Munster, Indiana, published in 1982, covering pre-1900's through 1982. Includes photographs of buildings, families, and events.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Munster, Indiana, 1900-1982
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This is Vol. 1 Issue 3 of the St. John Communicator (newspaper) published in June 1996.  The 16-page publication includes historic articles, photos, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana
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This is a 113-page book. It is an informal history of The Griffith Shopper including many details about employees, popular ads, and popular articles, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, The Griffith Shopper, Griffith, Indiana, 1985
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is the June 3, 1992, edition of the Merrillville Herald, a local Merrillville newspaper.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local news and advertisements, Merrillville, Indiana, 1992
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 3-page collection of records for Meyer Manor, mounded burial grounds, covering the years 1838 through 1972.  It includes a list of names and a site map. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1972
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This 108-page Souvenir Book was created to commemorate Schererville's 100 th Birthday. It includes an Event Schedule, advertisements, and historic articles and photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Centennial, Schererville, Indiana, 1966
Indiana Room Collection
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These are the 2000 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2000, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 189-page book includes stories, illustrations and photographs of pioneer buildings assembled by the Merrillville Ross Township Historical Society (1978)
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1978
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This 61-page Souvenir book includes historic articles, photographs, and sketches commemorating Tolleston (Gary), Indiana's 100 th Anniversary. Many local advertisements are also included.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Centennial, Tolleston, Gary, Indiana, 1951
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This is a 30-page Directory of names, business names, and addresses for East Chicago, Indiana, in 1889. It also includes advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, East Chicago, Indiana, 1889
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This is a 35-page travel diary written by Hedie and Mabel in 1962.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana, travel diary
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by Lake County Public Library
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This publication includes photos and information regarding Gary's prominent leaders and historic buildings and business advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, Gary, Indiana, 1917, 1918
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These are the 2009 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2009, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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These are the 1997 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1997, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 20-page collection includes handwritten pages of information on some of Armour Town's (Cedar Lake, Indiana) citizens and obituaries dating as far back as the 1930's.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Armour Town, Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1972
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This 16-page pamphlet lists great places to go in Merrillville, Indiana, including lodging, movies, festivals, shopping, historical landmarks, live entertainment, parks & recreation, resort & convention center, and a local map of these destinations.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1995
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This is a 68-page publication which includes a 2003 4th of July Event Schedule, articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2003
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This is a 64-page publication including Hobart's 4th of July Celebration Schedule, and local articles, photographs, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 2002
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This 63-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1924, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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This 19-page book includes descriptions and sketches of proposed buildings from the World's Columbian Exposition from 1893.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Chicago, Illinois 1893
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This 200-page book is an account of the commencement and growth of the Sunday schools of Lake County, Indiana, from about 1840 through 1890.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Sunday School, Crown Point, Dyer, Saint John, Schererville,...
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This is the 46-page handwritten diary of W. A. Shadel dated 1878.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, W. A. Shadel, diary, 1878
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Bumstead's Valparaiso City & Porter County Business Directory Including Rural Routes, 1911 Embracing a complete list of Residences and Business Houses of the City of Valparaiso with Miscellaneous Information, also a directory of towns in Porter County, Indiana.
Topics: Bumstead's Business Directory, Valparaiso, Chesterton, 1911, Porter County, Indiana, Malden, Kouts,...
Indiana Room Collection
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These are the 2002 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2002, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 154-page Souvenir book includes articles, photographs, sketches, and advertisements commemorating Crown Point's 125 th Anniversary.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 125th Anniversary, Crown, Point, Indiana, 1959
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The Final Report of a Geo-historical study undertaken on behalf of the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore, by Sarah Gibbard Cook and Robert S. Jackson of Robert Jackson and Associates, Evanston, 1978 Porter County, Indiana History Joseph Bailly de Messein b. 1774 – One of the early pioneers and settlers. Topics include A Geo-Historical Study, Transportation including early trails and roads, The Calumet Beach Ridge and the Upper Little Calumet Basin, the Great Marsh and Baillytown Sag. The Sand...
Topics: The Bailly Area of Porter County, Joseph Bailly, Indiana, Porter County, Indiana, local history
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These are the 1992 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1992, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 16-page booklet contains information regarding The Old Settlers Cemetery in Hobart, Indiana, including photographs of headstones, names of people buried at the cemetery, and history of the cemetery.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, cemetery, Hobart, Indiana, 1976
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This is Vol. 1 Issue 4 of the St. John Communicator (newspaper) published in July 1996.  The 12-page publication includes historic articles, photos, and advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, St. John, Indiana
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by Lake County Public Library
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This 35-page Centennial Program includes Hobart's Event Schedule for July 3, 4, 5, and 6, 1947, historic articles and photographs, and local advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, centennial, Hobart, Indiana, 1947
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This is an 84-page publication created for the Hammond Chamber of Commerce in 1969. It is an overview of Hammond, Indiana, including photographs, advertisements, statistics, schools, shopping, and much more.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hammond, Indiana, 1969
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This 1-page document is an aerial view map of Hobart, Indiana, sketched in 1877.  It includes a Directory of Points of Interest.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, 1877
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This 223-page book includes photographs, maps, articles, and personal stories about Lake County, Indiana's buildings, families, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1928-1929, Lake County, Indiana, Porter County, Indiana
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These are the 2011 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2011, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
Indiana Room Collection
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These are the 2015 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2015, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
Indiana Room Collection
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These are the 1999 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1999, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This is an 8-page telephone directory for Dyer and St. John, Indiana.  It includes businesses and residents.  It also includes advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, telephone directory, Dyer, St. John, Indiana, 1938
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 1-page excerpt from William Tuley's drafts of history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana 1900
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by Lake County Public Library
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This is a 258-page book that lists historic names and places along with a reference as to which Lake County Historic publication their name can be found in.  Sources include publications of the Lake County Old Settler, Historical Association, The Lake of the Red Cedars, etc.  It is an invaluable source of historic information. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lake County History Index, Lake County, Indiana, 1935
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This 29-page Supplement is a weekly financial, commercial and real estate newspaper. It was published on Saturday, November 26, 1910. It contains photos, advertisements, and news articles regarding Gary's real estate and financial condition.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, real estate, 1910
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This 72-page book includes death notices, stories of reunions and family celebrations, records of marriages, new buildings, and cemeteries, contains historical and vital record information.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, 1911, vital records, Lake County, Indiana
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This 357-page book is a record of the first 30 years of Baptist labors in Lake County, Indiana. It includes memorials, church progress, and local history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Lake County, Indiana, 1880
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This 8-page pamphlet is a collection of several detailed maps of Lake County dating from 1833 through 1940.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, local maps, 1833-1940, Lake County, Indiana
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This is a 32-page publication including names of local men who lost their lives during World War I, deceased members of American Legion Post No. 20, and related articles and information regarding the American Legion.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, American Legion, Crown Point, Indiana, 1935
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These are the 1986 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1986, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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These are the 1989 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1989, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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These are the 1995 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1995, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 177-page publication includes selections from minutes and newsletters of the Hammond Historical Society, 1960-1980.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Calumet Region, Hammond, Indiana, 1991
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This is a 16-page pamphlet that lists great places to stay, dine, shop, party, plan, enjoy and learn in Merrillville, Indiana.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1993
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This is a 219-page directory of Gary, Indiana's citizens and businesses and their locations.  It also includes multiple advertisements.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, 1909
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This is an excerpt from William Tuley's drafts of history documenting how “Merrillville” came to be named “Merrillville” and how “Ross Townsip” came to be named “Ross Township."
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1871
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This is a 177-page Souvenir Program for Hammond's Bicentennial celebration. The program includes historic articles and photographs, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hammond, Indiana, bicentennial, 1976
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This is a 24-page Petition prepared in order to incorporate the town of Merrillville, Indiana.  It includes signatures, services to be provided, establishes boundaries for wards in the town, and maps.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Merrillville, Indiana, 1971
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This is a 54-page Souvenir  Program for Cedar Lake, Indiana's Bicentennial celebration (1776-1976).  The program includes historic articles and photographs, etc.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Cedar Lake, Indiana, bicentennial, 1987
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These are the 2012 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2012, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This is a 5-page publication advertising land for sale in Griffith, Indiana. It includes a map and lots available and helpful information for prospective buyers.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana, 1893
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These are the 2003 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2003, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
Indiana Room Collection
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These are the 2013 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 2013, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This 153-page publication commemorates Lowell, Indiana's 150th Anniversary and is a collection of historic articles, photographs, and advertisements. 
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Lowell, Indiana, Sesquicentennial, 150th Anniversary, 2002
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This is a 40-page program created by the Hobart Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the 500th Anniversary since Columbus' discovery of America.  It includes a 4th of July Event Schedule, photographs, articles, and advertisements about Hobart and Hobart's history.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Hobart, Indiana, Columbus, 500th Anniversary, 1992
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This 4-page document is an early history of Griffith, Indiana, dating back to early 1870's.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Griffith, Indiana, 1870's, 1950's
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This 112-page Souvenir book includes articles about the early days of Dyer and its earliest families, including photographs, covering 1838-1976.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Dyer, Indiana, 1976
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This is an 82-page Souvenir Program for East Chicago's 75 th Anniversary. The program includes historic articles and photographs.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Diamond Jubilee, East Chicago, Indiana, 1968
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These are the 1991 Happenings Newsletters that include programs and events at all Lake County Public Library branches.
Topics: Lake County Public Library, LCPL, 1991, Indiana Room Collection, Happenings, newsletter, local...
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This is a 56-page compilation of pertinent facts regarding Gary's government, community services, churches, transportation, recreation, and industries as identified in 1963.
Topics: Indiana Room Collection, local history, Gary, Indiana, 1963